The updated dress code is meant to ensure students are not unfairly disciplined for clothing choices based on their "gender/gender identification, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, body type/size, religion, and personal style."
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A public middle school in Ohio has taken down a historic Ten Commandments plaque from its auditorium entrance after a Wisconsin-based watchdog group called for its removal.
“The staff reminds us to love ourselves every day, but if you want us to love ourselves so desperately, then why tell us to cover ourselves when you see us?” one student said.
Ava McDermott and her friend Sophia created a Change.org petition that inspired their school district to write a new dress code.
"Setting our teachers on fire is only asking our students to burn along with them," Malorie Weber wrote in her resignation letter.
Catholic high school students are protesting a new anti-skirt policy meant to encourage “modesty” and prevent male teachers from feeling “uncomfortable” while addressing violations.
A California mom explained she went into "Mama Bear mode" after her daughter revealed that the harassment had given her suicidal thoughts.
To Florida teacher Jonathan Carroll, teaching has become a race to bear arms and earn high test scores. "I didn't sign up for this," he says.
One student spoke up for her graduating class when the school tried to prohibit girls from wearing pants to graduation.
“There’s never a reason for a 7-year-old to be placed in handcuffs and criminalized basically for getting into a schoolyard fight,” the dad said.
Mikayla Lewis was dressed to impress when she wore her 14-year-old sister's creation to senior prom.
Philadelphia mom Yamina Zahir says her pleas with school and police are being heard on deaf ears. "Nothing is happening. Nothing is being addressed.”
A school district trustee called the incident "unbelievably unacceptable."
Kashala Francis told her mother, Mamie Jackson, that she was attacked by two girls after school and at some point, a third girl jumped in and kicked her in the head.
A high school student in Kentucky says that she was “extremely humiliated” by a teacher who reprimanded her for a set of overalls, which she alleges are within the school’s dress code.
Student journalists for a high school newspaper blasted Betsy DeVos in an op-ed after the teens say they were turned away from a discussion on education.
A Houston mother was barred from enrolling her daughter in high school after an administrator wouldn't let her on the property in her outfit.